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Available results: 7
  • OER Mythbusting

    Author(s): SPARC
    Date: Nov 6, 2017

    Description: OER Mythbusting addresses the top seven myths about OER in North American higher education, as voted on my more than 100 faculty, librarians, students and other members of the OER community. This project grew out of a discussion during one of SPARC’s Libraries and OER Forum monthly calls, where a group of librarians from the U.S. and Canada identified a need for better resources to address misconceptions about OER. A team of volunteers developed a poll and distributed it over email lists and so...[more]

  • A Guide to Making Open Textbooks with Students

    Author(s): Elizabeth Mays (Editor), Robin DeRosa, Rajiv Jhangiani, Timothy Robbins, David Squires, Julie Ward, Anna Andrzejewski, Samara Burns, Matthew Moore
    Date: Sep 15, 2017

    Description: A handbook for faculty interested in practicing open pedagogy by involving students in the making of open textbooks, ancillary materials, or other Open Educational Resources. This guide aims to both inspire and equip more faculty to follow in these open pedagogy pioneers’ tracks in making open textbooks with students. This is a first edition, compiled by Rebus Community, and we welcome feedback and ideas to expand the text.

  • B.C. Open Textbook Print on Demand Guide

    Author(s): Lauri Aesoph, BCcampus
    Date: Aug 11, 2017

    Description: The BC Open Textbook Print on Demand Guide is a an-progress (open creation) practical manual on the what, why, and how of creating your own hard copy textbook of any openly licensed textbook found in the B.C. Open Textbook Collection. However, these same steps can be used to create a print-on-demand textbook from other collections providing you have access to the correct file types. This guide will be updated as new information, practices and processes are developed.

  • B.C. Open Textbook Adoption Guide

    Author(s): Lauri Aesoph, BCcampus
    Date: Aug 11, 2017

    Description: This guide was created by the B.C. Open Textbook Project with the assistance of several faculty and staff that attended our Adoption Workshop Development Sprint on March 31-April 1, 2016, in Vancouver. We thank Caroline Daniels and Dr. Farhad Dastur (Kwantlen Polytechnic University), Inba Kehoe (University of Victoria), Dr. David Harper (University of the Fraser Valley), Lucas Wright (UBC), and Gail Morong (Thompson Rivers University). This guide continues to be an ever evolving resource that ...[more]

  • B.C. Open Textbook Authoring Guide

    Author(s): Lauri Aesoph, Amanda Coolidge, BCcampus
    Date: Aug 11, 2017

    Description: This book is a practical guide to adapting or creating open textbooks using the PressBooks platform. It is continually evolving as new information, practices and processes are developed. The primary audience for this book are faculty in British Columbia, Canada, who are participating in the B.C. Open Textbook project. However, there may be content within this book that is useful to others working on similar Open Educational Resource initiatives.

  • B.C. Open Textbook Pressbooks Guide

    Author(s): Lauri Aesoph, BCcampus
    Date: Aug 11, 2017

    Description: This Pressbooks Guide was created to provide information specific to the creation and adaptation of open textbooks and other open educational resources (OER) using the authoring platform, Pressbooks. It is intended to act as an adjunct to the very comprehensive Pressbooks Userguide. Specifically, this guide addresses the issues faced by authors of open textbooks, most of whom are using versions of Pressbooks for which the PressBooks Textbook plugin has been installed.

  • B.C. Open Textbook Adaptation Guide

    Author(s): Lauri Aesoph, BCcampus
    Date: Aug 11, 2017

    Description: The B.C. Open Textbook Adaptation Guide is a practical guide to adapting or revising open textbooks using the PressBooks platform. Included are tips to revising this OER, how to use the Pressbooks publishing platform, and general information on open textbooks and other open educational resources (OER).